CPR REVIEW

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ADULT
(over the age of approximately 10 to 14 years)
CHILD
(from about 1 to about 10 or 14 years of age)
INFANT
(under the age of 12 months except for newborns)
Check For Responsiveness By shaking and shouting By shaking and shouting By patting feet and chest
Dial 9-1-1 If unresponsive After 1 to 2 minutes of CPR After 1 to 2 minutes of CPR
Pulse Location Carotid artery (neck) Carotid artery (neck) Brachial artery (arm)
Circulation 2 hands, 2 inches;
30 compressions
1 hand, 2 inches;
30 compressions
2 fingers, chest depth;
30 compressions
Airway Lift the neck and tilt the head back Lift the neck and tilt the head back Slightly tilt the head into "sniffer's position"
Breathing Pinch the nose; give 2 breaths Pinch the nose; give 2 breaths Mouth over mouth & nose; give 2 gentle puffs